tv Anderson Cooper 360 CNN December 18, 2009 1:00am-2:00am EST
i think you will find him fat naturing. howie mandel tomorrow night. we have great christmas musical shows next week, wednesday and friday right now ac 360. climate change and health care reform are on rocky ground. james carville and bill bennett square off tonight. also tonight, video you'll only see here. special forces rescuing an american held hostage in an underground for nearly a year. we'll hear from the man they saved and from michael ware. an american dad just wants his son dad, but the brazilian stepfather is fighting that. it's been five years now. when we talked to david goldman last night his flight was taking off for brazil. he was hopeful to be reunited
with his boy today and be returned tomorrow, but a stunning blow to those hopes a few hours ago. his custody battle not over by a long shot. what is going on tonight? president obama in trouble. record low approval ratings, and his promises on health care and climate change possibly out of reach. the he president is right now on his way to copenhagen for the final day of the u.n. climate talks. he boarded air force one earlier in evening and took off around 7:00 p.m. eastern. that's him heading for the flight. yesterday talks broke down after chinese delegates want transparency. today secretary of state hillary clinton warned participants they're running out of time. right now just hours remain to deliver a deal, and a lot is riding on it for president obama. also, vsof course, with health care the battle has taken new turns. former dnc chairman howard dean saying he would not vote for the current bill.
>> the fact of the matter is i wish this bill were a better bill, because i think we need health insurance for all americans. i'm still a huge supporter of the president and all those senators upset with me, but the fact is this has become an insurance company's bill with the loss of the public option and medicare, this bill really does more harm than good. >> the president's top adviser david axelrod shot back at dean. he said dean's objection to the current bill and i quote is predicate odd a bunch of erroneous conclusions. he said this to say about all the heat joe lieberman is aing for forcing democrats to drop expanded medicare from the bill. some are threatening to withdraw they're support. to them axelrod said -- >> as of now lieberman seems on
board but now ben nelson is the biggest obstacle. so far no go. today he told a radio station in nebraska. listen. >> as it is right now without further modifications, it isn't sufficient. there's a lot of improvement on the legislation, but the basic question about funding of abortion has not been fully answered yet. >> without his vote and lieberman's, the democrats do not have enough votes. with poll numbers like these, take a look. in early december just 48% approved of how he's handling his job, down from 55% in mid-he novemb november. he has to get some health care reform bill passed because on so much else the momentum is not moving in his favor. carville and bill been knit have experience on opposite sides of the aisle. james, let's start off with you. how bad are things in the democratic party right now?
you have howard dean sniping with david axelrod. how much trouble is president obama in? >> look, the health care debate has been long and coming to a conclusion here. you have people that disagree. the problem is david axelrod can count to 60 and so can harry read reed. if you can't get 60 votes, you can't get anything. let's give it a chance. they could cover this thing okay. but you're right. there is some of the unions and some of the people angry. that's part of what happens when you govern, and you have a big party like we do. there's going to be discontent there. we're seeing it right now. >> bill, how much damage has been done to president obama and his agenda? >> i think a fair amount. there was an article in the washington post today that said pass the tea to the left. there may be some tea parties on the left brewing, excuse the pun. there are a lot of criticism. howard dean is very tough and said kill this bill, start over. a lot of the commentator hes are
weighing in on that m channel. it begins with m. i won't say the cable channel, but there's a lot of criticism. as james says, you have to get to 60 and they're not there yet. the whole thing one wonders, you know, talk about creating a huge debate over the course of a year. moving mountains and producing a mouse. maybe they will produce more than a mouse, but this was not the highest priority of the american people. a lot of bodies here on the side of the road. they don't have victory yet. i don't think they're going to get it. i don't think they'll get it. the longer this debate has gone on, the more and more opposition there has been for the american people. you're talking about cnn polls of 60 -- upwards of 60% oppose, 30% in favor. and look at the criticisms now. what is it you're actually producing? it doesn't seem to satisfy anybody. >> you're covering 94% of the people and you're talking about $600 billion in long-term
savings. that seems good to me. maybe not at 100, but 94 is better than where we are. let's wait and see. they may not get there. i know people are predicting that they won't, but if they do get there, it's going fob a remarkable victory. once they get there and people see it, i suspect the numbers will turn around. sometimes to create a narrative, some people in the democratic party, all the people in the republican party said this thing is not going to pass. they may be right. let's see. >> but, again, think of where we started. you have a democrat in the white house. you have democrats controlling the senate by 60, and you have democrats in big control of the house. this is no miracle. if they get it through, you know, what took so dang gone long. the miracle will be they did it in the teeth of the american people on posed to this thing. >> you can logon at ac360.com.
inside a daring hostage rescue by hostage forces. this is exclusive individuvideo "360." he was held underground, comment covering him like a tomb. a huge setback for an american father we talked to last night as he was head ford brazil. it looked like his five-year custody battle might be over. there was a new ruling today. how can a foreign court keep an american dad from his american son? we're keeping them honest ahead.
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president obama on his way to copenhagen where climate talks fell apart yesterday. tonight the health care mess is messy at home. senate democrats don't have the votes they need. that's where we pick up with bill and jane. if the president doesn't get this and he's expended a lot of capital and gone through an awful lot with nothing to show for it, what happens then? >> he's in trouble. >> it won't be good. that's -- that's for a fact. if this thing doesn't come through, it will be viewed as a setback for the president. but presidents have setbacks, and i suspect that he'll be able to recover from that. it will be a setback in 1994 when we lost to health care, and we lost an election and came back pretty good. we'll see where it goes. i'm not totally convinced that air going to lose.
i think the expectation game favors them and they'll look better if they win. i don't know the answer. i don't think anybody does. >> you have the president going to copenhagen. things aren't going we will certainly over there. i mean, what happens if he goes over there and nothing happens? >> well, it will be the second time he's gone to copenhagen and come back empty-handed. the disgrace at copenhagen was on display yet. hugo denounced capitalism to thunderous applause. a big part of the agenda at copenhagen is anti-capitalism and anti-big countries and anti-the west and antithe eighties. y united states. these are things he brought upon himself by setting these priorities when these are not the priorities of the american people, which are about economic recovery and jobs and ending the
deficit spending. so these are not problems you had to have. >> first of all, i was very gratified as a roman catholic to see the pope talking about the eco-logical problems. i was delighted to see that. on the other hand, i don't know. maybe i didn't read the jobs report when president obama took office. we were losing 400, 500,000 jobs a month and down to losing 11,000. the confidence in the economy has gone up. the federal government saved the banking system in the united states. i suspect in the next five or six months we'll see positive job growth here. that's a large part as a result of this president's policy. everybody is doom and flogloom the economy. next summer when we go into the election we see growth in the
economy and he'll be able to take drcredit and play all the people and say it won't work. let's see what happens. i think they have a pretty good hand going into 2010 on this. >> we shall see. i hope that the economy does recover. that may not serve the narrow interests of the party, but i hope the economy does recover for the sake of the country. i don't think these are the policies that will bring it about, though. >> bill bennett and james carville. thank you very much. >> thank you. >> a quick note about bill is the new book out. it's all about santa's back story. it's an interesting story. get it for christmas. it's a good one for the holidays. an american held hostage for nearly a wreer ayear and freed. we have exclusive video to tell you about for the first time. it's amazing what this man went through. he talks about his life in an underground cell. i can't imagine it. that's coming up next. michael ware joins us for that. sarah palin on a beach wearing a
hostage, an american contractor. look at this exclusive video. we're going to show you much more in a moment. it's special forces rescuing roy and the ordeal he went through. simply stunning. michael ware spent years covering the war in iraq and was briefly held hostage. the conditions he was held in is unthinkable. >> it's mind-boggling, anderson. i've been grab aid few times by different people in different places. i have not had to endure the long-term captivity he experienced. even compared to other people, what he went through, the only person that has gone back to the house where he was held and going through this. >> this is the underground cell? >> literally. it was in a farmhouse. there was a block that you would lift up, and you would climb down and there would be this space. you couldn't even stand up in
it. there was no lights. there was no ventilation. and for the last three months -- he was held there for 10 months. always tied and always mackeske. for the last three month when they closed the lid they would cement it over. if you take a look here, you can see this is the space. so it like had a lid that they would then cover and a family lived above. they were the cover story for the kidnap gang. >> unbelievable. >> for the last three months they would trowel over it with concrete and every three days chip it open to feed him again. that's a nightmare i can't even begin to fathom. >> let's take a look at this piece. >> three months after he disappeared in baghdad in 2004, this proof of life video appeared. >> my name is roy hallems. i'm an american national. please help me. >> he was an american contractor building missiles and providing
food to the u.s. military. his kidnappers were demanding 12 doll toll milli million for his release. >> you're in shock moving and walking, but it's almost like an out of body experience. you can see what's going on, but you don't believe it. >> before it was over, he would be held nearly a full year by iraqi insurgents, 311 days. something i know a little about, having been taken by al qaeda myself. when i was grabbed by al qaeda and pulled from my car, i mean, they were just going to cut my head off. but it's like it was someone else. at that moment it felt to me like it was happening to someone else, even though it was completely even hyper aware of the moment. >> you're right. it's almost like it's third person. i can sit there and tell the
story. i can answer any question anybody has. you know, it doesn't bother me, and what's for lunch? >> this is at the end of his ordeal. he lost 40 pounds but says he never lost hope. for most of the time his kidnappers kept him in a secret and cramped underground cell. the entrance sealed shut. >> you could hear them trowelling this concrete over the door, and then they would shove a freezer over the top of that to hide where the door was. you're buried in there, and if they decide well, it's just too dangerous to go back to the house and they never come back, then you're in your tomb. >> dead men tell no tales. eight months after his proof of life individual he yo had appeared, u.s. special forces received a crucial tip on his whereabouts. worried he would be moved, they instantly launched a daylight rescue. four helicopters swooping into a
village south of baghdad, this video shot on a soldier's helmet camera and beamed back live to headquarters. they smashed their way into the house. they knew to look under the freezer, under the rug, and then under the concrete. >> i heard special forces pounding on this little door in the room where i was. the guy jumps down in there and says are you roy? it's like, well, this can't really be happening. after all this time they actually found where i was. which was a miracle. >> two days after roy was rescued. i joined a u.s. hostage team gathering nervoinformation and t this video as they returned to the iraqi farmhouse in his hellhole. it gave me a he sense of what might have awaited me or any other westerners kidnapped in iraq. now it forces me to deal with things i'd rather forget.
my experience began here. i was grabbed in late 2004 not far from where you see this burning american bradley fighting vehicle. this is the street in the center of baghdad, and al qaeda had just taken over the neighborhood. i was taken at the height of al qaeda's campaign of their individual videotaped beheedings. the last images of contractor nicholas berg alive. my camera caught one of the my abductors pulling a pin on the grenade before they pulled me from the car. for me there was to be no imprisonment. this was al qaeda. and i was going to die. they readied me immediately for beheading to be filmed with my he own camera. i was saved by iraqi insurgents i knew who resented al qaeda's take-over. meeting hallems and sharing our
experiences flushed up in my a mix of emotions. i can't even bear the thought of being held for months on end like he was. >> you're laying there in this little hole in the dark, tied up hands and feet. and every little noise, every bump, it's -- it's is this it? is this when they're going to do it? >> as with much many war, you get a new perspective on life. we both know nothing is ever going to be the same for us again. is it the little things? for me with all the conflict i've been in, ilt's the tiny things, the smell or sound or it can be a certain texture or color or word that triggers or evokes memory. what is it for you? >> usually little things. i mean, i had those -- i had nylon zip ties on my wrists 24 hours a day for 10 1/2 months. the other day i was out walking
my dog, and my neighbor brought something home from the store. he was cutting the zip ties off of the bundle, and i looked down at his yard and there's these zip ties laying there cut off. you know, it's just one of those things you remember you had a different relationship with that zip tie than he has. >> in the end, though, it's those who love us waiting back home often unknowing who suffer the most. while survivors are barely able to walk or talk after not being able either for so many months know just how lucky we are to be alive. it is lucky as we are, anderson, the roy hallems of the world and others know that all of this comes with a price that we'll just keep paying forever. >> it's unbelievable how calm he is in describing it. it's an incredible story.
>> he's such a stoic individual. he's so understated. what our fear is there's so much buried. >> it's great he made it this far. an international custody dispute and a father's fight for his son. that's a picture of david goldman and his son sean. sean was taken by his mom five years ago. local officials are standing in the way of a brazilian court order. what rights does an american dad have? a massive shoot-out on the streets of mexico leaving a drug cartel leader dead. dramatic video was caught on tape. i'll have the latest on the war next door. weir we'll be right back. the all-new gmc terrain. with an epa estimated 32 miles per gallon highway. may the best car win.
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a setback tone. another delay for david goldman who saw hope yesterday. the question is how can a brazilian court keep an american dad away from his american son? tonight we keep them honest, but first erica hill. reports indicate iraqi he militants got into lived video feeds from unmanned predator drones. a u.s. official tells cnn no combat operations were compromised. chris henry is dead after a fall from a pickup truck. police in charlotte, north carolina say it happened during an argument with his fiancee. she was driving away when henry jumped into the truck bed. he fell off a half mile from his house. he was 26. on capitol hill the senate bajing committee has approved the nomination of ben bernanke
for another four-year team. a full senate vote where bernanke is expected to win the second term, but it won't be a unanimous vote. some senators have said they'll vote against him, noting he should have noticed the problems that led to the financial crisis. believe it or not, santa really not all about spreading christmas cheer. turns out he's a bad influence. >> what? >> i know. an australian health expert says his large belly, cookie habit and lack of helmet during extreme sports make him a public health menace and frankly a lousy role model. i think the guy who wrote this must be a grinch. >> an australian health expert? >> yeah, yeah. and apparently made a he correlation that countries in kids with, you know, look forward to santa every year, the kids are fatter. there you go. >> moronic. you know what's not? cnn challenge. >> the cnn challenge.
>> we're minutes away from testing your news knowledge, anderson. 23 1/2 minutes away. >> you have a countdown clock. >> you're the "jeopardy" champ. we'll put you on the smart. we'll see who is smarter, the "jeopardy" champ or everybody watching. news quiz coming up. the fate of a 9-year-old boy caught in an international custody battle. sean goldman was taken to brazil by his mom. his mom died and his stepfather refuses to return him to his real dad in america. but the law in bra sdplil zil is tricky. tonight proes could you tellers call the killing a hate crime and say three cops protected the victim's attackers. the "360" investigation coming up. ♪ it's christmastime
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a deaf stating set das back for an american dad, but this last minute development came as a complete surprise. sean goldman has been the center of a custody battle. it started when sean's mom today her husband that she was taking a trip to her native brazil. she never came back and remarried there and died last year. sean stayed with his stepdaughtstepfather but he was trying to get him back. a court ruled sean belonged with him and ordered him returned to his dad. david was on the plane and pressed hope that he would soon bring his son home. listen. >> i can only do the best i can, follow the advice of my attorneys, follow the rule of
law and hopefully everything else will this time work out. the rule of law, god, nature, human will be followed and sean will come home to reunite with me, his only parent and family. >> we learned that brazil's highest court would stay in the custody of his stepfather for the time being. how is that possible? he was hours away from taking his son home. why was that decision made? tonight we keep them honest. let's talk to jeffrey toobin. adam reese flew with gold man to brazil and has been with him on the ground. you were with david goldman on the plane over there. he says the trip he felt different from other times he'd been to brazil when his hopes had been dashed. what happened? we've been down this road
before. he just knows better, but he was slightly he hopeful this time. it did seem different. there was a feeling of momentum, something decisive happened in court this week. when we landed, he was surrounded by an unusually large mob of cameras, which could have been a hopeful sign. police were forced to rush him to the motorcade. it seemed like something was eminent. this afternoon it felt like the air came out of the room. word came down, the decision that sean stays here in brazil. you could feel the air leave the room. everyone here clearly dejected. goldman was very upset, anderson. >> how is this possible? he was supposed to have been returned long ago. multiple courts have ruled this. every time he goes down there, something new comes up. >> we've covered a lot of cases. the tr the tragic truth is possession is nine-tenths of the law. they don't like to give up kids. it's tough for them to give up.
here they introduce the idea of we need to get the feelings of the child. we need to interview the child. well, if that's the rule, then the lesson to be learned is you should kidnap a child as young as possible so at that they identify with the captors and ask to stay. >> in this case should a 9-year-old held down there for 5 years be the one to be the judge of this? >> the question in the u.s. is what is in the best interests of the child? i think that we do have to take into consideration what the child's will is. what does the child think? >> does that justify if he's been kidnapped? it seems to reward that. >> it certainly doesn't. i'm not suggesting what happened here is okay, but now we're dealing with a different set of circumstances. we're dealing with an almost 10-year-old child saying this is my life. i'm happy and content. this is the only life i know, and i want to stay. are we prepared as a society to
say, that will does not matter? that opinion doesn't matter? i don't know. >> i say yes. >> i don't know that. >> i think when you're dealing in circumstances where you have a clearly he illegal kidnapping, where extending the legal process has been solely at the instigation of the people who did fwlongt first place, when you have a father, someone with the absolute -- the only surviving parent seeking custody, i think the answer is yes. >> how is this playing in brazil? is there a lot of sympathy for the brazilian family who is keeping this boy, or is there sympathy for mr. goldman? >> from the people i've spoken with, universally they are in support of the father, david goldman. they say he should go home. that's just an unscientific survey. i can tell you, though, he's going to stay here for another couple days or three. >> is he able to see his son? is he able to see his son?
>> the brazilian family has said all along that david can see him whenever he wants. by the last court decision, he can see him six out of seven days. but i believe under counsel he has decided not to visit him. he will wait until that day when he gets full custody. >> and what happens now to him? i mean, you say he's going to stay for a couple times, but is there another court hearing scheduled? are there an endless number of courts to weigh in on this? isn't there like a final say? >> it seems that way, anderson. it's like a ping-pong match. his attorneys discussed it today. now the holiday season is upon us. when we thought we were at the finish line here, another stumbling block. everyone thought the brazilian family had seen the last one of their options run out, but apparently they pulled one more
rabbit out of their hat. certainly frustrating david goldman once again, anderson. >> does it seem hopeless for him? >> i don't think it's hopeless. brazil is a civilized country. you know, it's very hard to get a court to turn over a child in their country. i don't know how the case will turn out. the next deadline i read is february 1st. kids grow up. the time is not unlimited. he's already lost five he years of a 9-year-old's life. so, you know, his passion is to be admired, but time passes. >> we have to leave it there. adam, thanks very much. we'll follow it. allegations of a hate crime cover-up. three police officers stand accused of trieding to hide the truth about the fatal beating of an immigrant. details ahead. aulz tonight, visor gate. that's the stilly name some gave the next story.
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community under a microscope for what many believe it injustice. >> it was getting louder and louder. the f this, mexican that, spick this. the whole 9 yards. >> reporter: there are two sides to every story, but here one side may have been covered up. possibly buried under years of racism and corruption. it all began 18 months ago in shenandoah, a small town in pennsylvania. >> truly in my heart i believe they beat him up because he was latino. >> reporter: her fiancee was an undocumented immigrant from mexico looking for work. he was walking down this street in july 2008 when he came across a group of six white high school football players. from her house across the street, eileen burke heard the
young men fight. >> i heard this screeching voice. she said stop kicking him, stop beating him. >> when it was over, ramirez lay on the ground unconscious. in court a doctor would testify that luis' brain oozed out of his skull. >> he looked terrible. i've never been so scared in my life. >> reporter: two days later, luis was dead. two teens stood trial in state court. derrick and brandon were charged with aggravated assault and ethnic intimidation. that's a hate crime in pennsylvania. derrick was also charged with murder. they were looking at decades in prison. the trial lasted five days, and the all-white jury convicted the teenagers on only the least serious charge against them. simple assault. he got 6 to 23 months in prison,
and the other buy got 7 to 23 months. crystal dillman was distraught. >> this is destroying me. this is not justice. not even one little bit. >> reporter: what would you like to see? what would be justice do you think? >> them to go to jail for a lot longer than 23 months. >> reporter: and what else? >> they're not boys. they're murderers. >> reporter: that was six months ago. the community has been trying to move on, but federal investigators have not. on tuesday just weeks before the teenagers could have been released from prison, the department of justice announced they were being charged with a federal hate crime. they now could face life in prison. the young men have yet to enter a plea. the fbi arrested three shenandoah police officers including the chief. the indictment charges all three of them with obstruction of justice, creating false and misleading reports. it says the boys were told to,
quote, get their stories straight, and told to dispose of the sneakers they wore the night luis ramirez was kicked to death. all three officers have pled not guilty he, and the chief's lawyer says his client will be exonerated. district attorney james goodman. >> the case wasn't investigated properly. the crime scene wasn't handled the way it was supposed to be. the witnesses weren't interviewed properly. >> is that incompetent or corruption? >> it was clear they were rying to help these boys out. >> reporter: crystal left shenandoah after the trial, taking the children she had with luis. >> he was the man that i loved and he was the father of my children. he was a human being. he deserved to have somebody stand up for him and show that he wasn't a piece of garbage. >> reporter: in this small town, a wound re-opened. but some feel justice may yet be served. soledad o'brien, cnn, shenandoah, pennsylvania.
>> it's a disturbing case. the question is can federal prosecutor prove the beating debt was a hate drim and the officers worked with the three defendants to cover it up. it's interesting they're serving time already, but as the sentences were about to end these federal charges were added on. how common is that? >> the whole case is very uncommon, because the real key here is not the two guys who did the assault. it's the law enforcement. the question here is, was this town corrupt, racist, not in terms of its citizens but in terms of the people in charge. >> is it possible that the two people who were charged originally could be used to testify against the officers? >> certainly, or the lesser officers could be used to testify against the chief. certainly in a case like this, what the department of justice is going to try to do is flip somebody and say -- >> the police chief is charged in an extort shun case sf.
>> a separate extortion case and a civil case charged with essentially saying that a hispanic guy named vega committed suicide in prison when, in fact, the officers killed him. the storm of allegations regarding this small town is really astonishing. that's just a civil case so far. the justice department has not brought that fake suicide case. >> how quickly does something like this mouf? >> not kwi quickly. there will be aan rainment shortly and a trial in the spring. look at this. a shoot-out on the streets. take a look. gunfire right there. a big name drug lord is dead in the shoot-out. we have details and more of the dramatic video ahead. the name mccain is blacked out on the visor she's wearing. is it a political statement or
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i'm making excuses. >> indiana, illinois, iowa, who can keep them straight, right? >> erica, i know you're foming other stories happening. what's the bulletin. >> pay close attention, anderson. a major strike against one of mexico's most vie he lent drug cartels and six other traffickers killed in a shoot-out with authorities. he was one of mexico's three most wanted criminals. a pakistani court issued a second ruling preventing the deportation of five americans arrested there last week. the men are suspected of plotting terror attacks. italian prime minister silv silvio berlusconi his face was heavily bandaged and left the hospital today. >> nothing ever goes down in indiana in a football game. >> he spent the last four days being treated for judge rs. that probably doesn't happen so much in indiana. >> jeff, thanks for playing along, eric as well.
sarah palin caught in what might look like a major diss of the former running mate. she's on vacation wearing a mccain campaign sun visor except her name is blacked out. a lot of people are making a lot of this online. palin told politte he co-.com made no disrespect but was trying to be incognito and protect the family from paparazzi. politico reports palin has cut his vacation short due to the ruckus. >> it seems crazy. >> it's good she stayed away from the paparazzi. >> that's not her fault. >> they won't stay away. they're relentless now. have a great weekend and thanks for watching. watch how the sparks flu at the heelted youtube debate from copenhagen. a panel of experts took a range of questions from utube users all over the world. they didn't always agree. that's next. boss: ah! thank goodness you're back.
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